“Do you know someone who needs to ‘hang up the keys’?” – AARP

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“There’s nothing more important than an older loved one’s safety. And when someone you care about is still driving, it’s crucial to pay close attention to their habits and, possibly, talk with them about planning for a life without driving.

Of course, it’s never easy to know the right time for them to “’hang up the keys,’ but these discussions can be easier. To help you, AARP Driver Safety has created an easy-to-complete program called We Need To Talk.

This FREE online seminar offers practical tips and advice in three interactive sessions:

  1. The Meaning of Driving – Find out what driving means to older adults and the emotions they may face when they have to give it up.
  2. Observing Driving Skills – Learn to notice and assess your loved ones’ driving skills objectively and talk about alternatives to driving.
  3. Planning Conversations – Discover ways to have “the talk” while encouraging independence. It’s a difficult conversation to initiate, but with the right tools, you can really make a difference in the life of an older driver.

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AARP Driver Safety offers many valuable educational programs. Click here to find out more.”

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